Resource A-Z

A Collier Lad -A song from the ‘In Our Own Words’ resource pack

A Long Time Ago Pulling Chanty -A sea shanty arranged in two parts for Key Stages 1 and 2

A Roving -A song arranged in two parts for Key Stages 1 and 2

A Sailor's Life Key Stage 1 -A learning resource for KS1 designed to inspire and support primary school teachers and pupils to explore the life of sailors aboard Nelson’s Navy through music, history and literacy

A Sailor's Life Key Stage 2 -A learning resource for KS2 designed to inspire and support primary school teachers and pupils to explore the life of sailors aboard Nelson's Navy through music, history and literacy

A Selection of Hand Holds for Social Folk Dancing -a brief, visual overview of some hand holds used for certain figures in social folk dance

Abroad for Pleasure -A popular chorus song

An Acre of Land: Key Stages 1 and 2 -A suite of resources to help use this song across the curriculum

As I Lay On A Sunny Bank -A carol arranged

Awake! Awake! -A carol arranged

Banks of Claudy -A song selected as part of the BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project

Barbara Ellen -A song selected as part of the BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project

Barley Mow -An English chorus song

Basket and Chairs -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project -Resource pack of selected songs

Bean Setting -A song selected as part of the BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project

Beginners’ Guide to English Folk Dance -Beginners’ Guide

Beginners’ Guide to English Folk Drama -Beginners’ Guide

Beginners’ Guide to English Folk Music -Beginners’ Guide

Beginners’ Guide: British Folk Customs From Plough Monday to Hocktide -Beginners’ Guide

Black Sailors and Sea Shanties -Explore the influence of black sailors on sea shanties

Blue Scars -A song from the ‘In Our Own Words’ resource pack

Bold Pirate -A song arranged in two parts for Key Stages 1 and 2

Bristol Folk Songs Pack -Resource pack of selected songs for Key Stages 1 and 2

British Folk Customs: May Day -Beginners’ Guide

Brother Tradesmen -A folk song arranged in four parts (SATB)

Bury Singing Day Pack -A resource pack containing information and songs

Buttered Peas/Butter’d Pease -A folk tune often used for country dancing

Cambridgeshire Children's Games - A resource pack of childrens songs and games

Ceilidh Band Project -A learning resource for KS3+ which provides an opportunity for children to learn ceilidh tunes and the dances that go with them

Cheerful Arn -A song arranged in two parts for Key Stages 1 and 2

Coal Mining with Folk Arts and Poetry -"A resource pack with information, songs and poetry"

Collier Lads - choral arrangement -A choral arrangement

Contemporary Folk Dance Fusion -A resource for dance teachers and artists (Key Stage 5)

Country Gardens -A song selected as part of the BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project

Creating a New Song Cycle from Traditional Songs -A resource pack with material used and developed for creative music making

Creative Folk Dance for Primary Schools -A resource pack containing simple dances

Curly Headed Ploughboy -A well known folk tune

Donkey Riding -A sea shanty

Down The Wagon Way -An orchestral arrangement of a folk tune

Essex Folk Song Discovery -The arrangements of eleven folk songs collected from Essex

Essex Folk Song Discovery: Coastal Songs - The arrangements of nineteen folk songs collected from Essex

False Lamkin: teaching notes for Key Stages 2 and 3 -Background notes on a dramatic ballad (Key Stages 2 and 3)

Fathom The Bowl / Punch Ladle -A popular chorus song

Folk and Traditional Music to accompany a performance by National Youth Folk Ensemble and Leveret -Accompaniment to a performance in 2019

Folk Chorus Songs Selection -A resource pack containing folk chorus songs

Folk Music: A resource for creative music-making (Key Stage 3 and 4) - A resource pack exploring folk songs and tunes

Here We Come A-Wassailing -A folk song arrangement for wind band and choir

Hopping Down In Kent -A folk song from Singing Histories

How Many Miles to London Town? -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

I Love English Folk Dance -A short film demonstrating the diversity and vitality of English folk dance

In Our Own Words: exploring coal mining through folk song -Folk songs and activities for use in schools

Introduction to playing folk music: working with intermediate and advanced players new to folk music -Advice, exercises and tunes for teaching folk music to musicians unfamiliar with the idiom

Jim The Carter Lad -A harvest song

John Barleycorn -A harvest song

Jolly Waggoner - A folk song arranged in three parts

Laudnum Bunches -A song selected as part of the BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project

Lavender -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

London Bridge is Broken Down -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

London Lights -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

London Steamer -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

London Wherryman -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Lovely Nancy -A folk song arrangement in two parts

Lubin -A folk song suitable for vocal warm ups

Mariners of England -A folk song arrangement for school choir (SATB)

Maybe It's Because I'm A Londoner - A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Morris Contemporary Dance -"A resource pack introducing creative, contemporary use of morris dance in the school curriculum"

My Own Sweet Native Vale -A folk song arrangement in three parts

Oats And Beans And Barley -A harvest song

Pleasant and Delightful -A popular chorus song

Pony Driver -a song from the 'In Our Own Words' resource pack

Press Gang -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Rapper Set for Brass Band - Oatlands House -A traditional jig, that can accompany rapper dancing, arranged for for brass band

Rapper Set for Brass Band - Tekely -A traditional jig, that can accompany rapper dancing, arranged for brass band

Rapper Set for Key Stage 2 Instruments - A Dance for 1811 -A traditional jig, that can accompany rapper dancing, arranged for KS2 musicians

Rapper Set for Key Stage 2 Instruments - Yorkshire Tune -A traditional jig, that can accompany rapper dancing, arranged for KS2 musicians

Sally Walker -A folk song suitable for vocal warm ups

Santiana -A shanty in 3-parts for choir and piano

Sea Songs and Shanties for Tall Ships -A Maritime Folk Song Resource for Greenwich

Sea Songs and Shanties Pack -A resource pack for Key Stages 1 and 2

Seeds of Love -A song selected as part of the BBC Radio 2 Cecil Sharp Project

Seven Songs of Harvest - A pack of seven folk songs with notation for Key Stages 1 and 2

Shepherd's Hey -A popular folk tune

Shots Fired -A ong from the 'In Our Own Words' resource pack

Singing Histories -Booklets and resources containing folk songs from around the country

Singing Histories - London -Resources for teaching folk songs from London

Six Folk Arrangements for Youth Ensembles -Six arrangements of traditional English folk tunes

Songs from the James Madison Carpenter Folk Collection -A collection of folk songs

Songs of May: using folk arts in inclusive settings -using folk arts in inclusive settings

Songs of Rural Life: accessibility and adaptability in SEN settings -Three folk songs with Makaton symbols and advice for their use in Special Educational Needs settings

Speed the Plough -A well known folk tune

Stanley and Dora -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Storytelling using folk ballads in Secondary Schools -A resource pack with storytelling exercises

Sweet Nightingale -A popular chorus song

Swords and Stars: Rapper Sword Dance for Primary Schools -A resource for teachers and dance artists working with primary school age pupils

The Evercreech Hornpipe -A folk tune arrangement in three parts

The Factory Operatives Call On Humanity -A folk song arranged in four parts (SATB)

The Farmer's Boy / To Be A Farmer's Boy -A harvest song

The Full English Collectors -Beginners’ Guide

The Galloping Dash -A folk tune arrangement in four parts

The Green Grass -A harvest song

The Hundred Haymakers -A harvest song

The Miner's Dream -A song from the 'In Our Own Words' resource pack

The Summer's Morning -A folk tune arrangement for orchestra

The Trees They're So High - A folk song arranged in three parts

The Wensley Jig -A folk tune arranged in four parts

There’s A Nice Field Of Turnips Over There -A harvest song

Three Folk Tunes for Secondary Schools -A resource pack of three folk tunes (Key Stages 3 and 4)

Three Ravens -A folk song arranged in three parts

Three Ravens - A commissioned piece for choir (SATB) - Based on 'Three Ravens'

Threshing Machine: a musical interpretation of a heritage resource - Exercises and processes used with the Reading String Orchestra to create a musical machine

Time May Steal The Roses -A folk song arranged for three voices

Times Are Hard -A sea shanty arranged in three parts (Key Stages 1 and 2)

Tis Of A Gallant Southerner -A folk song arranged in two parts (Key Stages 1 and 2)

Tools of the Trade -A song from the 'In Our Own Words' resource pack

Tradition and Composition: Unit of Work for Cotswold Morris Dance -A unit of work for dance teachers and artists based around dance GCSE

Trio of North East Songs -A collection of folk songs for Key Stages 1 and 2

Twas in the Good Ship Rover -Sea Songs and Shanties

Two Christmas Carols -Two arranged carols

Two Folk Dance Tune Sets -A set of arranged jigs and reels

Two Folk Song Warm Ups -Two folk songs suitable for vocal warm ups

Two Folk Tunes for Secondary Schools -Two Folk Tunes for Secondary Schools

Up To the Rigs -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Using Folk Arts in Key Stage 1 -A cross curricular resource pack

Using Folk Music to Enhance Inclusive Learning -A resource pack for teaching folk music in inclusive environments

Using Folk Song and Dance in Primary Schools -A resource pack of traditional songs for use in Primary schools

Using Folk Song in Secondary Schools -A resource pack for teaching folk song to key stage 3

Vocal Warm Ups -Ideas for vocal warm ups

Warm Up: My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean -A warm up exercise for adults and children

What Will We Do if We Have Got No Money -A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Wild and Wicked Youth - A folk song from Singing Histories: London

Winlaton Calling On Song -Two folk song arrangements for wind band and orchestra

Working By Ear -A resource pack giving ideas for working by ear

Yeave Ho -A sea shanty in three parts (Key Stages 1 and 2)

Young Banker -A popular chorus song